Conservative incumbent Marilyn Gladu is projected to be re-elected in the riding of Sarnia–Lambton for a third term.
Preliminary results showed Gladu ahead by a comfortable margin, with a roughly 25 per cent lead over the NDP’s Adam Kilner.
It’s the second time the two have gone head-to-head. Gladu recaptured the riding for a second term in 2019, beating Kilner by 15,979 votes, about a 27.6 per cent lead. The Liberal and Green Party candidates came in third and fourth place.
Sarnia-Lambton has been blue since 2006, with Gladu taking over from Pat Davidson in 2015. The Liberal Party has held the riding, between 1993 and 2006, under MP Roger Gallaway.
The riding is home to 105,337 residents and 85,266 voters. Immigrants make up close to 10.5 per cent of this riding’s population, with popular origin countries consisting of the U.K., the U.S., and the Netherlands.
The most common non-official mother tongues in this region are Dutch and Italian, according to the 2016 census.
Municipalities within the Sarnia-Lambton riding include Sarnia, St. Clair, Plympton-Wyoming, Petrolia, Enniskillen and Point Edward.
Conservative: Marilyn Gladu (incumbent)
Green: Stefanie Bunko
Liberal: Lois Nantais
NDP: Adam Kilner
People’s Party of Canada: Brian Everaert